In a strong year for nonfiction sales, Germany’s bestsellers of 2019 reflect a robust group of fiction and nonfiction titles by new and familiar authors.
Highlighting gains made by the ‘human sciences’ amid social unrest in France, booksellers also cite a strong showing in comics.
Listing bestselling work, BookNet Canada takes a look back at this year–and at a decade that started by putting ‘Fifty Shades’ on top.
Co-edition publishing is on the rise in Italy this year, as is the number of foreign rights Italian publishers have sold abroad, according to a new report from the Associazione Italiana Editori.
Organizers of the 2019 China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair say that 1,498 rights trade agreements were made during the fair.
In UK audiobook statistics, Harris Interactive sees younger, higher salaried men leading listeners. Orion’s Katie Espiner talks about women in publishing.
According to a new report from BookNet Canada, 14 percent of Canadian book buyers belong to a book club, up from 7 percent last year.
Total US book sales in 2019 so far reached $11.4 billion, an increase of 4 percent over the same timeframe in 2018, per the Association of American Publishers.
Ramping up activities for its 20201 turn as Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor, Spain launched expanded translation funding and presented book market statistics at the fair.
In Russia, book prices are rising as production and sales slow, according to figures cited by the 102-year-old Russian Book Chamber.